The defending NBA champions have been working hard this offseason, as they look to defend their title next season. Just days after Stephen Curry signed his $200 million contract, The Warriors announced that Kevin Durant re-signed with the team as well. They've also found a way to keep David West, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston and it seems now that the championship roster will remain intact. On Friday night, it was reported that the Warriors will also have one other role player back for next season.

Zaza Pachulia stays in Oakland

ESPN brought the news on Friday night that Pachulia and the Warriors have agreed on a year-deal worth around $3.5 million.

He was the starting center for the Warriors last season, and played a major role in their championship run. Pachulia played 70 regular season games last season and averaged 6.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in 18 minutes of action. He is a 14-year NBA veteran and he finally got his first championship ring with Golden State last season. His best year was during the 2006/2007 campaign with the Atlanta Hawks when he averaged 12.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. He will most likely remain the starting center for Golden State next season as well, as it is still questionable whether or not JaVale McGee will return to the Warriors.

Tyreke Evans headed to Memphis

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported on Friday night that Tyreke Evans will join the Memphis Grizzlies. Evans was a free-agent this summer, and reportedly signed a one-year, $3.3 million deal with the Grizzlies. Evans was the fourth overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, drafted by the Sacramento Kings.

He played his best basketball in his rookie season, as he ended up averaging 20.1 points, 5.8 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game that year. He was traded midway through last season from the Pelicans to the Kings, and he played just 14 games for Sacramento last season.

In 14 games with the Kings last season, Evans averaged 11.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

He will turn 28 in September and the Grizzlies believe that if he stays healthy next season, he could help them make the playoffs and compete in the Western Conference. He is a solid three-point shooter as well, as he shot 43% from behind the arc with the Kings last season. Evans holds career averages of 16.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. Although Zach Randolph is no longer on the Grizzlies, Evans could give Memphis a chance to make the playoffs in the West.

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